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Sep 13, 2010 5:30pm PDT
-class neighborhood in northern virginia, the president came down strongly on the side of middle income americans. >> they should definitely get an extension of the tax cuts that were instituted in 2001/2003. >> reporter: but he was just as adamant about not extending the bush tax cuts for upper incomes. >> to do it we'd have to borrow $700 billion over the course of ten years. and we just can't afford it. >> reporter: under the president's plan, the bush tax cuts would be extended permanently for couples making less than $250,000 a year and for individuals making less than $200,000. what does that mean for the middle-class? those earning between $50,000 and $75,000 would avoid a tax increase of more than $1,100 a year. those between $75,000 and $100,000 would avoid an increase of more than $1,800. but the wealthy would get hard. the 315,000 american households but the wealthy would get hit hard. the 315,000 american households that make more than a million dollars a year would see their tax bills rise on average by more than $100,000. house republican leader john boehner stunned members of both
CBS
Sep 26, 2010 7:30am PDT
against gay marriage, florida, indiana, michigan, virginia, and utah. >>> well, from lady gaga to the white house don't ask don't tell has been a hot topic. here to break it down is santa clara university law professor. thanks for joining us. a lot on those topics this week senate democrats couldn't get enough votes even though earlier this month a u.s. district judge ruled the policy was unconstitutional what does that ruling mean for the few which are of don't ask don't tell? >> i think we will find out what that means in the next few weeks. judges asked both sides to tell her how broad the injunction should be. it could mean we have one district judge declare that nationwide the policy has to be stopped or we might decide it has a smaller effect only on the people in the suit. >> legally speaking when you say don't ask don't tell is a policy, is it a law? a policy. >> a federal law enacted that says if you are a military personnel you cannot actively discover the sexual orientation of a member and if you are a member of the military you don't have to reveal or shouldn't reve
CBS
Sep 30, 2010 5:00am PDT
in virginia for examination. the blast killed 8 people and destroyed numerous homes. a fifth person has been charged with posing as a victim of that pipeline explosion in order to get help. 51-year-old daniel stansbury of los altos has pled not guilty to seven charges including identity theft and falsely claiming aid. prosecutors say he went to a resource center for blast victims used a false name and said he lived in the crestmoor neighborhood. he then allegedly accepted more than $2,000 in gift cards. prosecutors also say he spent nine nights in hilton hotels paid for by pg&e. >>> the off again on again execution is now off again and it will be for some time. albert greenwood brown was scheduled to be put to death tonight. it would have been california's first execution in nearly five years. but the state supreme court denied a request by the state to begin using new procedures for lethal injection. now the state won't be able to execute brown until 2011 because california's supply of lethal injection drugs expires tomorrow. a new supply won't arrive until next year. >>> a bay area mom is
CBS
Sep 23, 2010 7:00am PDT
, america speaking out.com and what will raise the curtain today in sterling, virginia, is an outline of an agenda that we'd like to see democrats bring to the floor this week, today. that will focus on getting this economy moving again, getting spending under control. and, yes, it includes rolling back the both the failed economic policies and the broadly rejected government takeover of health care enacted last march. >> one of the things that's talked about in the pledge is about job creation and among the ideas there is a 20% reduction in income tax for small businesses. how is that fundamentally different than all of the small business initiatives that have already been proposed by the obama administration? >> well, what we're really talking about is 20% reduction immediately on the bottom line of every small business owner and family farmer in america. but you're also going to hear republicans today standing out here as i am in front of a small business this sterling, virginia. you're going to hear republicans talk today about congress ought to be acting to make sure there's no t
CBS
Sep 30, 2010 6:00am PDT
of those three pieces of the broken pipe. the pieces are currently in virginia for examination to figure out what happened. the blast killed 8 people and destroyed more than 30 homes. >>> in the bay area a fifth person is now charged with posing as a victim of the pipeline explosion in order to get help. 51-year-old daniel stansbury of los altos pled not guilty to seven charges including identity theft and falsely claiming aid. prosecutors say went to a resource center for blast victims and used a false name. said he lived in the crestmoor neighborhood. he allegedly accepted more than $2,000 in gift cards and prosecutors say he spent nine nights in hilton hotels paid for by pg&e. >>> the on-again, off-again execution is now off again and it will be for some time. albert greenwood brown was scheduled to be put to death tonight. it would have been california's first execution in nearly five years. but the state supreme court denied a request by the state to begin using new procedures for electromagnetics. now the state won't be able to execut
CBS
Sep 11, 2010 7:00pm PDT
't a division team one stunned 13th ranked virginia tech 21-16. hokies now 0-2. buckeyes did it all. 233 yards in the air, 113 more on the ground. the ohio state beat the u36-24. >>> notre dame and michigan. joe montana's oldest son nate making his irish debut completes 8 of 17 passes. but probably wants that one back. brian kelly loses his first game at noter came. the wolverines beat notre dame 28-24. >>> two years ago when mike singletary famously sent vernon davis to the log locker room in the middle of the game didn't look like his can we are with the 9ers would last much longer. >> cannot play with him. cannot play with him. cannot coach with him. can't do it. i want winning! >> oh, how times have changed. the 9ers signed davis to a five- year, $37 million contract extension today. the former first round pick led the nfl last year with 13 touchdown receptions. this pretty much sums up the night for vera zvonareva. kim clijsters made quick work of her in the u.s. open finals. clijsters wins in straight sets, 6-2, 6-1, making her the first back-to-back open champ since venus williams ten
CBS
Sep 11, 2010 11:00pm PDT
. some lucky fan went home with nikki mathew's jacket. the duke stunned virginia tech 21-16. the hokies are now 0-2. ohio state hosting miami. terrell pryor ran for 11 yards. they beat the u, 26-34. >>> noter game and michigan, joe upon tan gnaw's -- montana's son making his debut. he probably wants that big. brian kelly loses his first game. the wolverines beat the irish, 28-24. >>> kim clijsters was going for her three-peat. she won it in 2005 and missed the next few before returning to win it. this pretty sums up the night for vera zvonareva. clijsters wins in straight seats. she's now won 21 straight matches at flushing meadows. not bad for someone who took two years off to raise her daughter. >>> on the men's side, regger federer and novak djokovic, he rallied back and will take on rafael nadal tomorrow. >>> team usa tries to advance to the game since 1994. >>> more sports next. ,,,,,,,, big fish too... you know why? 'cause i'm a papa bear. you -- look at you, mr. high-tech hollywood, with all your high-tech gizmos. it's how i roll. you roll like a dinosaur with that tiny interest
CBS
Sep 14, 2010 4:30am PDT
monday afternoon in a backyard gathering in northern virginia. >> they should definitely get an extension of the tax cuts that went to 2001-2003. >> reporter: but he says we can't afford to extend tax cuts for families who earn more than $250,000 a year. >> to do it we'd have to borrow $700 billion over -- over the course of ten years. and we just can't afford it. >> reporter: republican leaders say, we can't afford not to. >> no recovery will take place if we impose new taxes on the people we need to create jobs. >> reporter: over the weekend, house republican leader john boehner suggested he might be willing to compromise, and vote for middle-class tax cuts, even if the wealthiest had to pay more. but in a new statement, he toed the party line. republicans are unified, he wrote on twitter, to boost our economy we need to stop all tax hikes and cut spending now. a recent cbs news poll found 56% of americans are in favor of getting rid of tax breaks for the wealthy. a view that seems to favor the president's plan. but some democrats aren't so sure. >> i don't think raising taxes on any in
CBS
Sep 23, 2010 12:00pm PDT
a visit to a small business in virginia to roll out their proposal to shrink the government. >> it offers a new way forward that habit been tried in washington, an approach focused on cutting spending, which is sadly a new idea for congress. >> reporter: the republican plan is called a "pledge to america." it calls for slashing $100 billion from government programs except the military. it would leave bush era tax cuts in place for everyone and would replace president obama's healthcare plan with a smaller version. the president argues that's not going to safety country any cash. >> yeah -- that's not going to save the country any cash. >> why would you want to repeal something that the congressional budget office says is going to save a trillion dollars if you are serious about my deficit? it doesn't make sense. >> reporter: the gop plan is short on specifics, but party leaders say that's not the point. they want to show americans where they will take the country if they win control of congress. >> government is out of control in washington. and we need to rein it in and begin a new drive
CBS
Sep 23, 2010 5:00pm PDT
. >> reporter: gop leaders paid a visit to a small business in virginia thursday to roll out their proposal. it calls for cutting $100 billion out of government programs except the military. it would leave bush era tax cuts in place for everyone and would repeal president obama's health care plan replacing it with a smaller version. >> with this pledge, republicans will save the american dream as it drowns in a search red ink. we will not allow the torch of liberty to be mortgaged. >> reporter: as they unveil the plan, republican leaders called on democrats to join them and start work on it right away. but that's unlikely. most democrats made it clear, they reject the "pledge to america." >> if this is implemented, what we are going to see is the infliction of a plague on america. >> reporter: as for voters, polls show the economy and deficit are top concerns. the ones we talked to had their own proposals. >> stop spending more money than we're taking in. >> we need to forget about healthcare and we need to worry about the people that are losing their homes and foreclosure. >> i'd like for
CBS
Sep 24, 2010 7:00am PDT
gathered outside the virginia prison where lewis given a lethal injection last night and convicted of arranging the murders of her husband and his son for a quarter million dollar life insurance policy. >>> popular 1950s singing star eddie fisher has died. ♪ oh my papa to me he was so wonderful ♪ fisher singer best known for marriages, of course first in 1955 to film star debbie reynolds. they were called america's favorite couple and then in the biggest scandal, he left her to marry elizabeth taylor that divorced him in 1959. to marry richard burton. fisher died wednesday in california of complications from hip surgery at age 82. >>> just about 16 minutes past the hour right now. dave price, back from las vegas. good morning. >> got your vega. it is on its way here. at your house later today. >> very nice. >> serious stuff to get to right now. just about three inches in many places but as you head to southern minnesota, we're talking about six to ten. they got walloped yesterday. look at this 24-hour loop. it just rolls and rolls and rolls. heavy rains, w
CBS
Sep 13, 2010 5:00am PDT
the weekend. >> in virginia city, jockeys rode camels as well as zebras and ostriches. never seen this before. one jockey admitted the animals went in whatever direction they wanted. this is the 51st annual event. more than 5,000 spectators attended this year. i love ostriches. >> did you ever see the family robinson when they are having the race, the old one, and he is riding the ostrich and zebra? that looked like fun. i don't think it's very comfortable though. >> just doesn't look right. >> no thank you. [ laughter ] >>> the publish of the "new york times" says the company will stop printing the newspaper someday. instead, it's going to charge people to read it online. and that brings to us our question of the day. >> all right. would you rather read the paper in print or online? kim on facebook says, i read mine online to save fuel and trees. >> then there is david who says i read both online and print. there are times i don't want to be looking at a computer screen. >> kevin from fairfield says, i would much rather read the news online. the newspapers stacking up in my driveway looks ve
CBS
Sep 24, 2010 5:00am PDT
100 years, virginia has executed a woman. theresa lewis was put to death by leaks last night. the 41-year-old was found guilty of arranging the murders of her husband and her stepson. the motive, a $250,000 life insurance payment. lewis' lawyers claim that she was borderline mentally disabled. there were more than 7,000 appeals to stop her execution. >>> 5:41. coming up, why one bay area city wants to shut down a medical marijuana shot. plus, it can increase the risk of heart attack. how the government is restricting the use of a widely used drug to treat diabetes. ,, this is your captain speaking, we are fourteenth in line for take off. beep, beep, beep. looks like its bumper to bumper on the interstate. i gotta get to cleveland! should have skipped that second soda. remove your belt, your watch, your shoes. i wonder what gas costs today. seven dollars for a pillow! an extra bag costs what? i hate traffic! (train child) the train is now arriving. (announcer) the train has arrived indeed. amtrack. enjoy the journey. >>> good morning. traffic troubles along the peninsula as you work y
CBS
Sep 24, 2010 6:00am PDT
in just a few minutes. >>> okay. thank yo. >> virginia has executed an inmate. she was put to death by lethal injection last night. the 41-year-old woman was found guilty of arranging to have two men kill her husband and stepson. the motive a $250,000 life insurance payment. lewis' lawyer said she was borderline mentally disabled. there were more than 7,000 appeals to stop her execution. >>> a federal judge is expected to announce today whether california can execute convicted killer albert brown. officials at san quentin say the state's refurbished death chamber will be ready for a planned execution next wednesday if the judge lifts the moratorium on capital punishment. federal judge jeremy fogel and san jose had blocked executions in 2006 because the state's legal injection method caused great physical pain. state lawyers say the new death chamber better staff training and new lethal injection regulations have addressed that. >>> carly fiorina's first general election tv ad is out. she is taking aim at barbara boxer using video that's made the rounds on youtube. >> you know, do me
CBS
Sep 28, 2010 7:00am PDT
committee and former governor of virginia. good morning. >> good morning. >> the timing of this expected e nan yule announcement less than ideal. a few weeks ago we heard the president say he expected emanuel to stick it out until after the election. what expectation is this sending if another key member bails now? >> i think folks understand. i'm going to let rahm emanuel make the decision and announcement when he wants to but if he makes a decision to run for the mayorship of chicago, i think people will understand it's a very important position and it's one that he's certainly thought about for a listening time and given the timing of that spot being up, candidate who is want to run for mayor have to declare fairly soon. i don't expect that has an impact on the november elections. >> the president's back at the university of wisconsin tonight. hoping to rally the voters. you yourself have admitted this is a huge experiment. last time he was there in the presidential campaign, he drew 17,000 people. what if tonight, governor, the rally's a dud and this backfires? >> well, i don't think t
CBS
Sep 30, 2010 7:00am PDT
three pieces are currently in virginia for examination. the blast killed eight people and destroyed 37 homes. traffic and weather coming up in just a moment. ,,,,,,,,,, >>> good morning. things are getting better on westbound 580 out of the altamont pass. you're now looking at a 29 minute drive from westbound 580 from the altamont pass to the dublin interchange so a good 10 minutes or so better than we saw during my last traffic hit about a half hour ago. westbound 4 still remains really jammed through antioch. no accidents. just our usual congestion from a street towards somersville. still backed up to pittsburg. in vallejo an earlier accident westbound 37 before highway 29. one lane remains closed and they are saying 9:00 before they are going to be able to get it re-opened and at the bay bridge, i think i have a map to show you, there we go, it is backed up well into the macarthur maze but pretty heavy commute as well down the eastshore freeway. that's a check of your traffic. here's tracy with your forecast. >>> hey, thanks, elizabeth. another nice day expected and another day with
CBS
Sep 10, 2010 7:00am PDT
virginia phillips says she'll issue an order to stop don't ask, don't tell. phillips ruled the ban is unconstitutional and she says it has a direct affect on the armed services. >>> president obama will be be asked about don't ask, don't tell at the news conference this morning. you can see that on cbs at 11:00 eastern. >>> iran says it will free an american hiker it held for more than a year. sarah shourd will be released tomorrow according to an iranian diplomat. she was one of three hikers captured in july, 2009. there is no word when or if the other americans will be released. >>> many in boulder, colorado, are on fire alert this morning if that monster wildfire heads their way today. they might be forced to evacuate. high wind gusts over 40 miles an hour could hamper firefighters, though. the fire is now 45% contained. >>> in texas, at least three people are missing in flooding caused by the remnants of tropical storm hermine. there are already three confirmed deaths in texas and one in oklahoma. >>> a devastating mud slide swept through a small town on italy's coast last nigh
CBS
Sep 20, 2010 7:00am PDT
. in april 2007, investigators uncovered an illegal dog-fighting operation on the virginia farm of nfl superstar quarterback michael vick. >> and i have to pate consequences for it. >> reporter: he pleaded guilty to animal cruelty and served 19 months in a federal prison and became a lightning rod for critics. but few paid attention to the 51 pit bulls taken from vick's farm. their fate seemed sealed. >> we had been told these were the most dangerous aggressive dogs in america. >> but donna reynolds, who specializes in rescuing and rehabilitating pit bulls was on a panel of animal experts that found that the dogs were not aggressive towards people. the panel believed these dogs should get a chance to live. >> once we met the dogs, we knew that we had a lot of work to do because so many were shut down around people, scared to death. >> reporter: this is uba. in 2007, headlines branded him menacing. and this is uba today. >> he can wave. wave. there you go! >> reporter: meet frodo. >> your buddies. >> reporter: and johnny. >> what's this? >> when the 51 dogs were first evaluated, hopes f
CBS
Sep 22, 2010 7:00am PDT
morning. >> distinguished visitors from south carolina. you're the dirt road deed virginias? >> right. >> three here right now? >> two of them. >> honorary member. >> you're just a wannabe? >> right. >> you live on a pavement? >> i live on pavement. >> nice to see you all. welcome. first visit to new york. that's -- good. why don't we all move in >> this weather rt >>> this weather report sponsored by farmers insurance. we are farmers. we are insurance. >>> and that's a quick look at your weather picture on batch of the dirt road divas, back to you. we send it inside to you. >>> at 8:06, it's time for healthwatch. this morning some good news for parents. something as simple as sitting down together with your children may keep them away from smoking, drinking and drugs. a new survey out this morning finds teens who have dinner with the family fewer than three times a week are twice as likely to use tobacco and alcohol and one and a half more likely to smoke marijuana. "the early show" contributor jennifer hartstein, child and adolescent psychologist is here with more. good morning. >>
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